The ESRC NWSSDTP and AHRC funding competitions now open

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The ESRC NWSSDTP (North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership) and AHRC NWCDTP (North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership) funding competitions are now open.  Both the ESRC and the AHRC offer the opportunity to apply for for 1&3 awards (MA and PhD) and &3 awards (PhD).  The ESRC supports projects in the area of economic and/or social history, and the AHRC welcomes applications for funding to cover broader humanities topics.  

For information on ESRC funding please see: or general guidance and the application form. Please also see ESRC Guidelines 2017 or specific guidance for applications to the Economic and Social History pathway.‌‌ For AHRC please visit

Applications to study at the University of Liverpool must be received by 15th January (those applying for the 1&3 need to apply for both the MA AND PhD courses).   ESRC NWSSDTP applications for funding must be submitted (to the University of Liverpool) by 5th February and AHRC NWCDTP applications (to the University of Liverpool) by 9th February.  

If you have any further enquiries, please contact Dr Anna French (AHRC queries) or Dr Andrew Redden (ESRC queries until 26/01/17)